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A monotypic genus comprised of one species, P. communis, commonly known as the shamrock pea or blue oxalis. It is a low-growing herbaceous legume native to Asia and Africa with trifoliate clover-like leaves and blue pea flowers. In the UK, Parochetus has been cultivated since the 19th Century. It is a tender plant in colder regions so is best grown in a warm, sheltered position and given winter protection.
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How to propagate Parochetus
By seed or division of rooted runners in any season.
Other uses of Parochetus
Rock garden, alpine house, hanging basket.